Rev. Rob Edwards began his ministry as Pastor of Bayside Christian Church the First Sunday in Advent 2014. He and his family have lived in the Hampton Roads area since 1997, where he has served on staff of several churches in the region. Prior to moving to Hampton Roads, he served churches in Kentucky and Tennessee. He graduated from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Tammy Morgan is the church secretary and provides friendly service to members, Children’s Learning Center staff and visitors. She enters financial postings and prepares checks for officers’ signatures, as well as the bulletins and news and notes for Sunday Services. Tammy is beginning her fourth year with us.
Sunday School Coordinator
Mary Ann Hughes, our Sunday School coordinator, is the Orchestra Director and IB Music teacher at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach. She is founder and director of Strings on Fire! and MultiCelli. She received a B.M.E. and M.A. in String Pedagogy from The Ohio State University. Mrs. Hughes is a Career Teacher for Virginia Beach, Distinguished Educator for Princess Anne High School and she is a National Board Certified Teacher. She is principal cellist for Symphonicity, the symphony orchestra of Virginia Beach.
Children’s Learning Center Director
Betty Jane Savage-Vass is our Children’s Learning Center Director. For the last thirty years, she lived in Catskills Mountains of New York. She has been an educator for over 30 years, preschool through grade 12. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, and a Master Degree in Social Policy with a minor in Educational Policy.
“I love watching children learn and grow. Helping children learn a new concept, and watching them get excited is what teaching is all about. I look forward to working with the staff at the Learning Center, as well as your children.”
Children’s Learning Center Director Of Finance and Administration
Roxann Taylor Hogue is our Children’s Learning Center Director of Finance and Administration. She has been in the bookkeeping field for over 30 years. Her home has always been in the Hampton Roads area.